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Student-mentor programs hit their stride

As students looking to start their careers realize the value of getting sound advice, the number of student-mentor pairings in Canada is growing at a rapid rate. The growth and evolution of the Desautels mentorship program echoes that of many other schools’ programs. When the Desautels MBA mentorship started a decade ago, it was aimed at female students, but has since expanded to include all students and an online component.

Published on : 28 Apr 2017

Peintres Etudiants, a vos Risques

Bien des participants à ces programmes de franchises d’entreprises de peinture en sortent enchantés : ils font beaucoup d’argent et, en travaillant fort, apprennent plus en un été sur la gestion d’entreprise qu’en trois ans d’université, disent-ils.

Published on : 07 Nov 2016

The legacy of Jaclyn Fisher: Career Management Fair in her memory a success

Dollard des Ormeaux’s Jaclyn (Jackie) Lea Fisher passed away on March 21, 2015, following a lengthy battle with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and primary peritoneal carcinoma, a rare cancer, especially in young adults. “This is the biggest event that they organize each year, but the Centre provides thousands of BCom, MBA, Masters and PhD students with career coaching, advising, mock interview services, speed interviewing, networking sessions, and so much more,” explained Jennifer Kambhampati from the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published on : 30 Sep 2016

MBA Careers Q&A: McGill Desautels

The Soutar Career Centre at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management (McGill Desautels) plans recruiting events and helps students hone their interview skills, but did you know that they also play a critical role in the admissions process by providing feedback on non-typical applicants?

Published on : 16 Jun 2016

McGill Governor Emeritus Ian A. Soutar passes away

[The following os a message from Principal Suzanne Fortier] Dear members of the McGill community, It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Ian A. Soutar, McGill Governor Emeritus and longtime friend and supporter of the University. He was 79 years old.

Published on : 23 Mar 2016

Comment utiliser le MBA pour faire évoluer sa carrière?

Ce qu'il faut savoir Toutes les universités addichent des chiffres pour montrer que l'obtention du MBA a permis à leurs étudiants de faire évoluer leur carrière de façon intéressante et rapide.  ... Pour les étudiants de McGill (2011-2012), le taux de placement trois mois après l'obtention du diplôme est, depuis les cinq dernieres années, supérieur à 90% en moyenne, précise Marie-José Beaudin, directrice exécutive du Centre de carrières de la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill. 

Published on : 09 Sep 2014

CaPS welcomes new and returning students - get a head start on your career preparation!

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major. Click here for a full listing of programs and services.

Classified as : Students, Career services
Published on : 02 Sep 2014

Managing online persona key to success

‘If you’re not online, do you even exist?” asks Leigh Gauthier, director of careers for full-time MBA students at the Rotman School of Management. The rhetorical question helps shape the way she guides students branding and positioning themselves for successful job searches at the end of their studies. Catherine Awad, senior advisor for MBA career management at the Desautels Faculty of Management, agrees that social media are a crucial part of the job-search process for students and new graduates.

Published on : 03 Dec 2012

Executive women build lifelong professional bonds through unique MBA networking programs

For six days each spring, a group of 25 senior-level, female business executives  put their demanding roles on hold and sequester themselves at an offsite venue for six days to discuss management trends, develop leadership skills and, most importantly, network.

Published on : 03 Dec 2012